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Motorway toll Spain 2021: Prices, payment options and toll roads

Ivana Gajdosikova
Published on 1.1.2021

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Motorway toll pricing in Spain 2022

Fee for passage of motorways in Spain depends on length of time and vehicle category. There are many toll companies offering the best rates but the average price is starting at £ 8,089.5 €/ 100 km by car. Find more information about toll roads, length and price calculator at the official website Autopistas.com.

Vehicle categories in Spain

Vehicles in Spain can be divided in three categories : light vehicles (Ligeros), heavy vehicles class 1 and class 2 (Pesados 1 a 2). These are just the general categories as they can differ with each operator.

  • Light vehicles | Ligeros
    Motorbikes
    Passenger cars, cars with a trailer
    Vans and microbuses
  • Heavy vehicles 1 | Pesados 1
    Two-axle trucks and buses with maximum of four wheels
  • Heavy vehicles 2 | Pesados 2
    Large trucks with a trailer, greater than Pesados 1

Prices for roads subject to toll in Spain 2022

Toll passageMotorbikesPassenger carsTrucks (Pesados 1)
Barcelona – El Vendrell£ 5,276.20 €£ 5,276.20 €£ 9,5611.25 €
Barcelona – Tarragona£ 8,039.45 €£ 8,039.45 €£ 14,6217.20 €
La Jonquera – Girona-Norte£ 4,855.70 €£ 4,855.70 €£ 7,869.25 €
Alicante – Monforte del Cid£ 3,103.65 €£ 3,103.65 €£ 4,425.20 €
Malaga – Marbella£ 3,914.60 €£ 3,914.60 €£ 6,387.50 €
Marbella – Estepona£ 2,683.15 €£ 2,683.15 €£ 4,345.10 €
Tarragona – Valencia£ 21,0424.75 €£ 21,0424.75 €£ 2934.20 €
Valencia – Alicante£ 14,7117.30 €£ 14,7117.30 €£ 19,8523.35 €
Sevilla– Cádiz£ 6,217.30 €£ 6,217.30 €£ 10,9712.90 €
A Coruňa – Santiago£ 5,446.40 €£ 5,446.40 €£ 9,6511.35 €
Bilbao – Zaragoza£ 2732.30 €£ 2732.30 €£ 5058.75 €
Barcelona – Malgrat / Palafolls£ 2,923.43 €£ 2,923.43 €£ 4,695.52 €
Madrid – Arganda£ 2,723.20 €£ 2,723.20 €£ 3,704.35 €
Madrid – Guadalajara£ 5,236.15 €£ 5,236.15 €£ 7,318.60 €
Madrid – Ocana£ 8,8810.45 €£ 8,8810.45 €£ 10,1211.90 €
Madrid – Navalcarnero£ 4,004.70 €£ 4,004.70 €£ 5,446.40 €
Madrid – Toledo£ 6,507.65 €£ 6,507.65 €£ 9,1810.80 €
Madrid – Barajas£ 1,702 €£ 1,702 €£ 2,132.50 €
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Toll payment methods in Spain 2022

When passing through the Spanish motorways, the tolls are collected at toll gates. That means when you enter the motorway, you pick up your toll ticket at the gate and pay for it when you exit the passage or at the end of your road.

Pay by Credit Card or Cash

Toll tickets can be paid either in cash or by credit or debit cards. They accept MasterCard, Visa, Dinners and Shell Card. If you pay in cash, they will accept maximum of 50 Euro in paper money and you can use every coin except 1 and 2 cents.

Electronic payment system Via-T

Via-T is an electronic pre-payment system that allows you to travel through toll stations without having to stop at the gates. All you have to do is put Via-T device on the windscreen that automatically counts every passage of toll gates.

Via-T device will save all your toll entries online where you can make your monthly payments. You can get discounts for up to 50% off at selected passages.

Bip&Drive

Another great way to pay tolls is via Bip&Drive. Bip&Drive is an electronic toll system installed on all motorway toll roads in Spain, Portugal and France. Via-T enables you to pay tolls without stopping your vehicle.

With Bip&Drive you can park on more than 100 car parks without a ticket, including some residential areas in Spain.

Choose the right Bip&Drive plan and pay only for the months you need it. The device and registration is free, and you can pay online at the end of each period.

Download the Bip&Drive App for free and control all your movements and consumptions from your phone. If you are a motorcyclist, you can hire Via-T bracelet.

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Toll road network in Spain 2022

There are two types of motorways in Spain called Autovia and Autopista. Autopista (AP) motorways are charged and Autovia (A) motorways are free. The motorways passing by Madrid are marked as Radial (R)- charged and Motorway (M)- free.

Motorways and roads subject to toll in Spain

  • AP-1 Burgos – Armiñón
  • AP-2 Alfajarín – Barcelona
  • AP-4 Dos Hermanas – Cádiz
  • AP-6 Collado Villalba- Adanero
  • AP-7 Francie A9 – Barcelona – Valencia – Guadiaro
  • AP-8 Francie A63 – Trapagaran
  • AP-9 Ferrol – Santiago de Compostela – Portugalsko A3
  • AP-15 Tudela – Pamplona – Irurzun
  • AP-36 Ocaña – La Roda
  • AP-41 Madrid – Toledo
  • AP-46 Alto de las Pedrizas – Málaga
  • AP-51 Villacastín – Ávila
  • AP-53 Santiago de Compostela – Ourense
  • AP-61 San Rafael – Segovia
  • AP-66 Campomanes – La Virgen del Camino
  • AP-68 Bilbao – Zaragoza
  • AP-71 León – Astorga
  • AG-55 A Coruña-Carballo
  • AG-57 Puxeiros-Baiona
  • C-16 Sant Cugat-Manresa (E 9)
  • C-32 Castelldefels-El Vendrell
  • C-32 Montgat-Palafolls
  • C-33 Barcelona-Montmeló
  • M-12 Madrid – Barajas
  • R-2 Madrid / M-50 – Guadalajara
  • R-3 Madrid / M-40 – Arganda
  • R-4 Madrid / M-50 – Ocana
  • R-5 Madrid / M-40 – Navalcarnero

Map of motorways and roads subject to toll

You can find Spain road map with all charged motorways at the official website of Via-T.

Tunnel tolls in Spain

In Spain, in addition to motorways you are charged for passages of some tunnels. The most frequent paid tunnels are Tunel del Cadi and Tunels de Vallvidrera.

You pay double the price for passing through Vallvidrera tunnel in peak hours from 7:30am–10:30am and 5pm–9pm.

Price list for crossing tunnels in Spain 2022

TunnelMotorbikesPassenger carsTrucks
Tunel del Cadi£ 8,289.74 €£ 10,2812.09 €£ 22,4226.38 €
Tunels de Vallvidrera
Peak
£ 2,883.39 €£ 3,704.35 €£ 5,816.84 €
Tunels de Vallvidrera
Off-Peak
£ 2,563.01 €£ 3,293.87 €£ 5,176.08 €
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Spain motorways: Speed limits, penalties…

Speed limits in Spain

The maximum speed limit on motorways is 120 km/h, 50 km/h in built-up areas and 90 km/h on main roads. There are plenty of speed traps and radars on main roads in Spain.

Motorway toll penalty

The police can issue on-the-spot fines for unpaid motorway tolls and the fines can go up to £ 255300 €.

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